Author Archives: Scott Sauls

The Compassionate Truth About Judgment

One of the greatest stumbling blocks to Christianity, especially among those who are drawn to the idea of a loving, compassionate God, is the Bible’s teaching on judgment. As the Apostles’ Creed says, at the…

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Saying “No Thanks” to Political Correctness

Often, it seems that Christians must choose between: a) political incorrectness—which can turn into a stance against secular culture (truth-without-grace), and b) political correctness—which can turn into a capitulation to secular culture (grace-without-truth). I don’t like either of these…

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Sex, Scripture, and Modern Times

Among those who identify as Christian, there is current an ongoing debate—and in some cases deep disagreement, confusion, misunderstanding, and even mischaracterization and slander between tribes around the subject of sex and…

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Safe To Admit Our Shame

When Adam and Eve rejected God’s goodness and authority by eating the forbidden fruit, their eyes were opened and they suddenly recognized that they were naked. This new, hyper-self-conscious reality set in…

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On Being Less Offended and Less Offensive

In his book, We Learn Nothing: Essays and Cartoons, political cartoonist and New York Times Op-Ed writer Tim Kreider describes the modern epidemic that he calls “outrage porn:” So many letters to the editor and comments…

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Rich and Miserable – How Can it Be?

In 2015, Business Insider Magazine published an article about Markus Persson, the creator of the wildly successful video game, Minecraft. Persson sold his company for $2.5 billion—establishing him as one of the richest, most successful…

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No One Ever Came to Jesus Because a Christian Scolded Them

Why do we so often forget this?   I love how Jesus related to damaged, condemned people.   Don’t you?   A woman sins against God and is caught in the act…

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